TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

BySaroj Singh  |  Updated on: Aug 15, 2022
Candidates can check out TNPSC Group 1 eligibility 2022 that has been specified here for the Civil Services exam. Know about the age limit, and educational qulaification here. Check the latest updates here.
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TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2022 forms the foundation to apply for the TNPSC Group 1 exam. Candidates who are interested to apply for TNPSC group 1 exam 2022 to join the civil services, then a candidate needs to fulfill the age limit and educational qualification for it. Only those candidate are allowed to apply for this exam who have a graduation degree and have crossed the age of 21 years. 

Below you can find out information on the upper age limit for TNPSC Group 1 exam. Candidates in their final years may apply for the exam but they must upload all their original documents while filling out the Mains form. In addition to this, a candidate is also required to know how to read and write Tamil language. To know further detail on the TNPSC Group 1 eligibility read on.

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2022

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the TNPSC Group 1 eligibility 2022 for the Combined Civil Services Examination-I (Group-I Services) that are held annually. For any candidate to apply for the TNPSC Group 1 2022 exam, he/she needs to fulfill the following eligibility criteria. You must note that in addition to fulfilling the given criteria, a candidate also needs to have Tamil Language knowledge. One of the Mains papers in TNPSC Group 1 syllabus is a part of it.

  • TNPSC Group 1 Qualification
  • TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit
  • TNPSC Group 1 Physical Qualification

The above three criteria form the most important criteria to determine whether a candidate is eligible to fill the TNPSC Group 1 application form or not. Candidates can check out the detailed TNPSC Group 1 eligibility below that we discussed.

TNPSC Group 1 Posts

For recruitment of Civil Servants in TNPSC Group 1 posts, the TNPSC has released the following 6 posts for filling out vacancies. The eligibility for the following posts is Graduation. However, for some of the posts, preference will be given to those candidates who possess the given criteria. 

TNPSC Group 1 Posts
Post CodeGroup 1 PostsName of the
Service and
Code No. (001) 
1001Deputy CollectorTamil Nadu Civil
Service
1002Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)Tamil Nadu
Police Service
1003Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)Tamil Nadu
Commercial
Taxes Service
1004Deputy Registrar of Cooperative SocietiesTamil Nadu
Co-operative
Service
1006Assistant Director of Rural DevelopmentTamil Nadu
Panchayat
Development
Service
1007District Employment Officer in Tamil Nadu General ServiceTamil Nadu
General Service
Total 

TNPSC Group 1 Qualification

The educational qualification of candidates for TNPSC Group 1 exam is Graduation from a recognized university as on 21.07.2022. However, other things being equal, preference shall be given to the candidates who have the following TNPSC Group 1 qualification that is mentioned against each post below. 

TNPSC Group 1 Preferential Qualification

Name of the Post

Preferential Qualification

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

First Preference

Degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

Second Preference

Degree both in Commerce and Law.

Third Preference

Deegree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

Fourth Preference

Deegree either in Commerce or Law.

Assistant Director of Rural Development Department

  • Post-Graduate in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.
  • Post Graduate or Diploma in Extension.
  • Post Graduate or Diploma in Sociology.

District
Employment Office

Graduates in Economics / Education / Sociology / Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in
Industrial or Personal Management or Labour Welfare.

TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit

The age limit of the candidates for TNPSC Group 1 exam is as follows. Age limit relaxation is applicable to those candidates who belong to the reserved category of candidates. The maximum age limit shall be calculated as on 1.07.2022.

Post

Minimum Age (should have completed as on 01.07.2022)

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.

“Others” [i.e., applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]

For all the posts [except the post of Assistant Commissioner

(Commercial Taxes )]

21 Years

39 Years

34 Years

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

For applicants possessing any degree

21 Years

39 Years

34 Years

For applicants possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

21 Years

40 Years

35 Years

TNPSC Group 1 Age Relaxation

TNPSC has given age relaxation to the candidates who have domicile of Tamil Nadu. Here is the age limit concession as per the category of the candidates.

Category of candidatesAge Limit Relaxation
Persons with Benchmark Disability10 Years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs55 Years
“Others” (i.e.) applicants not
belonging to any of the above said categories
50 Years

tnpsc group 1 age

TNPSC Group 1 Physical Qualification

TNPSC Group 1 physical qualification is for the candidates who apply for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I). 

Name of the PostsPhysical Qualification
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

For Men: Not less than 165 cms in height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration. 

For Women: Not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to them.

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility - Knowledge of Tamil

All the candidates applying for TNPSC Group 1 exam should have adequate knowledge of Tamil language. He/She should be able to read and write Tamil language. TNPSC Group 1 Mains paper has Paper 1 as Tamil language test paper.

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2022 consists of fulfilling the age limit, educational qualification, knowledge of Tamil. Any candidate who has crossed the age of 21 years and has a Degree or higher qualification can appy for the TNPSC Group 1 exam.

  • TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit varies for which a candidate applies for. The age limit for the post of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Assistant Director of Rural Development, District Officer is between 21 years to 34 years. While the age limit for the posts of Assistant Commissioner is 21 years to 35 years.

  • TNPSC Group 1 educational qualification 2022 is that the candidates should be in possession of a Graduation Degree from a recognized university as on  21.07.2022. Special preference shall be given to candidates who fulfill the qualification that has been notified by TNPSC.

  • Yes, final year candidates can apply for TNPSC Group 1 2022 exam. As per the TNPSC Group 1 notification, the students should be in possession of all the certificates while filling up the application forms for Mains exam.

  • Candidates who are applying for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in TNPSC Group 1 should fulfill the physical requirement concerning the height. The male candidates must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration. On the other hand, the female candidates should not be not less than 155 cms in Height.

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